Malware Infects Most Hospitals. Here are 10 Steps to Cure This Epidemic

We’re experiencing an alarming, disturbing epidemic in the healthcare industry: the proliferation of malware. Research last year found that 75% of healthcare organizations have been hit by malware attacks, much of it ransomware, with attacks against the Enterprise of Things a growing concern.
As a medical doctor, I see how hospitals are targeted disproportionately by malware, putting a treasure trove of valuable patient health information at risk. Modern hospitals’ interconnected digital platforms, such as integrated billing and electronic health records, and our increasing use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices are putting people’s health and privacy at risk. …

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